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Swaying Poems

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Premium Member Infinitude
Leaping love lives long
Serenity soulmates sing
Wishing for walking wisdom 

Romantic rainbows 
Shows swaying spirits the gold
Twinkles through forever time

March 30th 2020
Contest: Pick-A-Title, Vol 15-Sedoka
Sponsor: Edward Ibeh 
2. Infinitude
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Categories: swaying, celebration, feelings, love,
Form: Sedoka



Premium Member Polkadot Polka
Polkadot Polka

Tumbling, whirling, smiling, swirling –
 A riot of laughter – orderly rows well crafted.

Swaying, dancing, toe tapping, prancing –
 Rainbows of color –freckles in technicolor.

Jumping, leaping, playing not creeping –
 Like leap frog, per chance – a spinning top...Read More
Categories: swaying, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Poet Profound


The cascading stream leaping in swirling ebullience
Through dancing shadows of swaying trees entranced
The spectral dew drops draping the glinting grass tips
Weave lattice of splendor on the meadow bejeweled
The drizzling dust on moonbeam in blue satin night
Adorns the pearl laced waves...Read More
Categories: swaying, inspiration, muse, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Lotus of the Nile
 Lotus,
a name given to her.
Someone highly beautiful,
the crowd would run to see her.

 Astonished by her talent,
her movements were something new.
She was a rare form.
for her dance was not like the others.

 The Nile, her traveling road.
she spent her...Read More
Categories: swaying, africa, body, dance, history, old, woman,
Form: Blank verse
Curious Devotion Within
Things can be intimidating within life as we grow together treading through time 
Nullifying life’s hardships 
Prospering life’s greatness 
Alluring as my mindset finds 
meaningful rest 
Everything is simple 
yet so complex 
We need to stop at times 
just to...Read More
Categories: swaying, character,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Plague Year 2020
Some will pass away
Some see the skull beneath
The skin,
Others will feel,
Living or dying,
A certain stillness
In the air,
A certain absence of movement,
Except perhaps,
When looking out of a window,
Leaves swaying gently 
In the breeze 
Or a blaze of colour
From early spring flowers,
But...Read More
Categories: swaying, beauty, death, emotions, environment, fantasy, people, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tease Me My Dear So Nicely
Tease me my dear so nicely 
          Gently and seductively

Soft moonlight across the sea 
Grant me wings, a breeze, a kiss. 
Warm lasting, a touch of bliss. 
Sweet treacle lace upon...Read More
Categories: swaying, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Rain
The rain
Makes me write poetry again
I take a pencil and write down my name
I draw a page full of trees swaying in the breeze
I write down a list of holiday supplies
Nevertheless wishing that everything will be alright
Till one night I...Read More
Categories: swaying, adventure, angel, anniversary, appreciation, art, beautiful, blessing,
Form: Ballade
Autumn Leaves
Autumn Leaves



Autumn Leaves
Bare hands swaying in the breeze 
Grainy sand of weeds 
Plentiful 
Dusting off 
The heaviness 
Weighing down 
Broken ends
At the end of the rope
Pulling away 
From dark places 
Releasing the burden 
To the light in the window
And the...Read More
Categories: swaying, autumn, cinderella, color, creation, earth, loss, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
Goldfish in Bowl
Confined in a  bowl of silver bubbles 
human eyes to view, hurled and thrown 
round and round, aimless drift in orbits 
a prison of luminous water to swim alone

Can I jump.out of my gulping waters
from cocoon, a butterfly waiting...Read More
Categories: swaying, prison,
Form: Rhyme



Poems Path
Strolling down poems path
Swaying to the words
Crying from the memories
Dancing to the music
Feeling love's embrace
Laughing at myself
Flying away on a journey
Or losing my temper
It all depends
What flower I stop to pick...Read More
Categories: swaying, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shantelle's Hideaway
From the stony fields with lavender rising
White butterflies alight atop each bouquet
While speckled ladybugs frolic to aroma's flower
Shantelle's hideaway spreads before the gaze

Within her name blooms a friendly stillness
Envisaged within the heathered rocks strewn
To peruse upon such stunning tranquility
And conjure...Read More
Categories: swaying, allegory,
Form: Free verse
In Anticipation
There is a tree at the end of the lane
bare, standing proud in the the rain
graceful yet eerie against a fading light
gently swaying on a moonlit night
quietly waking from a long winter sleep
new shoots of green are beginning to creep
onto...Read More
Categories: swaying, blue, green, light, rain, spring, tree,
Form: Free verse
The Crossing
	
The crossing .
-------------------
Along the shore of tomorrow and close to the inland sea
By the mountains of forgiveness and the lake of eternity.

With a river for the lost souls that travels through out the land
Over seeing all those passed
is the leader...Read More
Categories: swaying, birth, blessing, death,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Late one night
Was there more to her 
  than met the eye
She kept to herself
  We all wondered why

Her smile fairly sparkled
  So did her hair
Yet none of us knew
  what went on in there

She answered most questions
...Read More
Categories: swaying, girl, motivation, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Dance With Me
One Two Three, One Two Three...
Dip and turn, the night has only begun
One Two Three, One Two Three...
Softly swaying, the music sets us free

Low lights flicker like fire flies,
Your face illumined in a soft golden glow.
My oh my how the...Read More
Categories: swaying, beautiful, dance,
Form: Rhyme
precipitation



                      podium leaning
            weather swaying left or right

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Categories: swaying, environment, political, word play,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Wished We Danced
Oh how I wish we danced
  what a sight it would have been
  the dance I took from him,
you
  floating on air, without a care
  angelic wings adorned,
  music swaying at every soft turn;
me
 ...Read More
Categories: swaying, dance, destiny,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Desperate wishes cast
'

where, in the shadow of a winter moon
beyond eternal skylines collecting stars,
does affection unfold in the sheets
of a nighttime whispering on the breeze

desperate wishes cast as stones on a pond,
smooth surfaces now laced with ripples,
spherical patterns meandering towards
a slumbering shoreline,...Read More
Categories: swaying, good night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SUMMER SYMPHONY

 
jamming
freestyle
in tune with
harmony

strumming
guitars
singing
tunes

summer
funtime
outdoor
gatherings

in warm
sunshine
rhythms
swaying



posted on February 25, 2020...Read More
Categories: swaying, fun, guitar, inspirational, longing, summer, sun, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Peace And Poise
It was mid 60s where I reside, and there was no rain in the forecast                         ...Read More
Categories: swaying, peace,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member AS IF


i close my eyes
to dream
conjuring 
under a silver moon 
a warm summer breeze
one that moves me
swaying gently
whimsical and magical
when suddenly you appear
as if you were right here
i feel you wrap your arms around me
your lips brush up against my skin
as...Read More
Categories: swaying, dream, longing, lost love, love, night, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member beneath the pendulum
swaying beneath the pendulum of your absence,
     i feel the gravity of who you think you are-
     emotional turmoil when fear cripples in plenty,
     under the crepuscular ebony...Read More
Categories: swaying, absence, deep, farewell,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Visions Creeping
in the ocean of my sleep stars glow like fragile seeds
and I sail across the celestial tranquil black sky
where silence is hanging sublime
and I fall through this dark warm dream
my hair a flowing river
and I drift to beautiful places and...Read More
Categories: swaying, dream,
Form: Verse
Intersection
The words kept echoing in her mind
Like  lightning in a stormy night 
Her Heart forgot its rhythmic schemes 
Missed several beats
A baffled smile came first 
Then a rainbow burst with all its colors on her face

How long did she...Read More
Categories: swaying, care, conflict, confusion, love,
Form: Free verse